Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: impact on extracapsular lymph node involvement.

@article{Metzger2010NeoadjuvantCF,
  title={Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: impact on extracapsular lymph node involvement.},
  author={Ralf Metzger and E. Bollschweiler and Uta Drebber and Stefan Paul Moenig and Wolfgang Schroeder and Hakan Alakus and Martin Kocher and Stephan Ernst Baldus and Arnulf H Hoelscher},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 16},
  pages={1986-92}
}
AIM To assess the effects of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) on the presence of extracapsular lymph node involvement (LNI) and its prognostic value in patients with resected esophageal cancer. METHODS Two hundred and ninety-eight patients with advanced esophageal cancer underwent esophagectomy between 1997 and 2006. One hundred and ninety patients (63.8%) were treated with neoadjuvant CRT prior to resection. A total of 986 metastatic LNs were examined. Survival of the patients was… CONTINUE READING
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